Lead papers

A decision support tool for optimizing integration of specialty crop enterprises in grain production systems.
Author(s): L. Hoagland, L. Hodges, J.R. Brandle, G.A. Helmers & C. Francis

Opportunities and challenges for the adoption of conservation agriculture in maize production in areas of Laos.
Author(s): G. Lestrelin & J.C. Castella.

Reducing the cost of complexity for greater farming systems change.
Author(s): R.S. Llewellyn.

Robustness of livestock farmers to climate variability: a case study in Uruguay.
Author(s): V.D. Picasso, L. Astigarraga, I. Buffa, D. Sotelo, G. Americo, R. Terra, P. van Oort & H. Meinke.

Agricultural adaptation to climate change: acknowledging different frames.
Author(s): L. Rickards, P. Hayman & R. Eckard.

Whole-farm models: a review of recent approaches.
Author(s): M.J. Robertson, D. Pannell & M. Chalak.

Nitrogen is essential to capture the benefit of summer rainfall for wheat in Mediterranean environments of South Australia. Author(s): V.O. Sadras, C. Lawson, P. Hooper & G.K. Macdonald.

Does landscape heterogeneity modulate the trade-off between production and biodiversity?
Author(s): R. Sabatier & M. Tichit.

Farm typologies and resilience: the diversity of livelihood strategies seen as alternative system states.
Author(s): P. Tittonell.

Is there an ideal farming system to maximise stored soil water in the Eastern Australian, Vertosol dominated, semi arid sub tropics?
Author(s): J.P.M Whish, G. Rummery, B. Coleman, N. Newton & S. Logan.

Oral presentations

Sustainable intensification of maize-bean production among smallholder farmer in western Kenya.
Author(s): J. Achieng, F. Kanampiu, Y. Chauhan & D. Rodriguez.

Designing modular frameworks for crop modelling: implementation and guidelines for use.
Author(s): M. Adam, M. Corbeels, F. Ewert, P. Leffelaar, H. van Keulen & J. Wery. 

Cultivation of African walnut Tetracarpidium conophorum Mull. (Arg) on agricultural plantation: An approach to conservation agriculture in Nigeria.
Author(s): F.D. Babalola.

Assessing rural recourse and rural livelihood development strategies combining socioeconomic and spatial methodologies. Author(s): K.C.K Bahadur.

Mixed crop-livestock businesses reduce price- and climate-induced variability in farm returns: a model-derived case study. Author(s): L.W. Bell & A.D. Moore.

Future vegetable farming in Papua New Guinea – responding to resource constraints and population in a developing country: a case study.
Author(s): C. Birch, L. Sparrow, M. Woruba, D. Kapal, G. Maino, R. Kambuou, L. Bonney & R. Doyle.

Using value chain systems modelling to develop more sustainable cool temperate vegetable marketing systems in a transitional economy: a case study in PNG.
Author(s): L. Bonney, G. Palaniappan, M. Atuai, C. Gwabu, L. Sparrow, M. Boersma, R. Doyle & C. Birch.

Capacity for broadacre mixed farmers to adapt to climate change in Queensland.
Author(s): P.R. Bown, K. Bridle, R. Toms-Morgan & D. Rodriguez.             

Performance of an efficient dairy farm system using combined environmental impact mitigation strategies in a variable climate.
Author(s): V. Burggraaf, I. Vogeker, P. Beukes & D. Clark.

Economics of growing mungbean after rice in the rainfed lowlands of Cambodia.
Author(s): S. Chea, R. Cramb & Fukai, S.

Modelling adaptation options for a Western Queensland mixed grain and graze farm – evaluating enterprise options under climate change.
Author(s): H. Cox, D. Rodreguez, P. deVoil & B. Power.

Feed gaps and the effect of cereal grazing in a dryland farming system of the South Australian Mallee – a crop-livestock model application.
Author(s): K. Descheemaeker & A.D. Moore.

Co-innovation of family farm systems in Uruguay: the role of farm modelling.
Author(s): S. Dogliotti, V. Aguerre, P. Chilibroste, M. Casagrande & W.A.H. Rossing. 

To mix or not to mix: evidences for the unexpected high productivity of new complex agrivoltaic and agroforestry systems. Author(s): C. Dupraz, G. Talbot, H. Marrou, J. Wery, S. Roux, F. Liagre, Y. Ferard & A. Nogier.    

Intercropping maize and mungbean to intensify summer cropping systems in Queensland, Australia.
Author(s): J.X. Eyre, R.A. Routley, D. Rodriguez & J.P. Dimes.

Modelling sowing time response of canola in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia.
Author(s): R.J. French & M.J. Harries.

Opportunity to increase phosphorus efficiency through co-application of organic amendments with mono-ammonium phosphate (MAP).
Author(s): D.L. Gale, J.R. Condon, M.K. Conyers & A.F. Southwell.

Western Australian farm businesses build resilience.
Author(s): D.M. Gray

Striga asiatica : a driving-force for dissemination of conservation agriculture systems based on Stylosanthes guianensis  in Madagascar.
Author(s): R. Michellon, O. Husson, N. Moussa, M.T.
Randrianjafizanaka, K. Naudin, P. Letourmy, A.P. Andrianaivo, Rakotondramanana, N. Raveloarijoana, F. Enjalric, E. Penot, L. Seguy.

Assessing the adaptation of arable farmers to climate change using DEA and bio-economic modelling.
Author(s): A. Kanellopoulos, J. Wolf, M. Mandryk, P. Reidsma, B. Schaap & M. Van Ittersum.

ADOPT: a tool for evaluating adoptability of agricultural innovations.
Author(s): G. Kuehne, R. Llewellyn, D. Pannell, R. Wilkinso & P. Dolling.

Towards an efficient and useful crop disease model.
Author(s): R. Lawes
 

Agroforestry adaptation and mitigation options for smallholder farmers vulnerable to climate change.
Author(s). B.B. Lin. 

Can corporate farms provide new pathways to improve the profitability and productivity of family farms?
Author(s): B Lynch, R.S. Llewellyn, W. Umberger.

A more predictable approach to sequestration of organic carbon in soil.
Author(s): P.A. McGee, C.N. Daynes, T.T.
Mukasa Mugerwa & J.A. Saleeba.

Identifying the fit for perennial forage options in a crop-livestock system: use of a whole-farm optimization model.
Author(s): M. Monjardino, R.S. Llewellyn & A. Bathgate.

The sustainable intensification of maize-legume farming systems in eastern and southern Africa (SIMLESA) program. Author(s): M. Mulugetta, J. Dixon, A. Potgieter, B. Prasanna, D. Rodriguez & P. Wall.

Biomass shifts and suppresses weed populations under Conservation Agriculture.
Author(s): M.J. Mulvaney, C.C.W. Wood & A.J, Price.                                                                                                                   

Modernizing traditional agriculture: optimization of maize-vegetable intercropping systems.
Author(s): S. Munz, T. Feike, S. Graeff-Honninger, Q. Chen & W. Claupein.

Long-term evaluation of dryland cropping systems intensification for sustainable production in the semi-arid tropics of India. Author(s): V. Nageswara Rao, T.J. Rego, H. Meinke, D. Parsons, P.Q. Crauford, S.P. Wani & M.J. Kropff.

Assessment of tradeoffs for biomass uses between livestock and soil cover at farm level.
Author(s): K. Naudin, G. Bruelle, P. Salgado, E. Penot, E. Scopel, M. Lubbers, N. de Ridder & K.E. Giller.

Exploring hotspots in the carbon footprint and energy use profiles of tomatoes grown for the Sydney market.
Author(s): G. Page, B. Bellotti, B.G. Ridoutt.

Improving cattle profitability in mixed crop-livestock systems in south central coastal Vietnam using an integrated modelling approach.
Author(s): D. Parsons, C. McDonald, N.X. Ba, D.T. Tuan, S. Lisson, J. Corfield, L.D. Phung, N.H. Quan, N.H. Van, L.D. Ngoan & P. Lane.

 A spatial analysis: creating similarity domains for targeted research sites in Zimbabwe.
Author(s): A. Potgieter, P. Davis, J. Dimes, D. Rodriguez, J. Koo & K. Sonders. 

The expected value of seasonal stream-flow forecasts to a grain-cotton irrigator in the Condamine-Balonne catchment. Author(s): B. Power, D. Rodriguez, J. Perkins & C. Hawksworth.

Irrigated lucerne and dryland sorghum are effective crop options for reducing deep drainage in the darming systems of the Lockyer Valley, Australia.
Author(s): B. Robinson, S. Kudor & T. Ellis. 

Adapting to change: more realistic quantification of impacts and better informed adaptation alternative.
Author(s): D. Rodriguez, P. DeVoil, B. Power & H. Cox.

Effects of Conservation Agriculture and manure application on maize grain yield and soil organic carbon: a comparative analysis.
Author(s): L. Rusinamhodzi, M. Corbeels, M.T. van Wijk, J. Nyamangara & K.E. Giller.

Short term intensive rotational grazing in native pasture: I. Results of a plot scale experiment on runoff and soil loss in association with catchment scale’s outcomes.
Author(s): G. Sanjari.

The promotion of Conservation Agriculture in the South African LandCare Programme during the last decade: evolution and impact of action research.
Author(s): H.J. Smith, M.C. Matlou, L. Maribeng, K.W. Mashabane & G. Trytsman.

Acehnese farmers trial conservation farming techniques.
Author(s): G. Tinning, M. Ismail, Irhas, M. Nasir & T. Iskandar. 

Agroecology-based aggradation-conservation agriculture (ABACO): targeting resource-limited and degraded environments of semi-arid Africa.
Author(s): P. Tittonell, E. Scopel, G.E. van Halsema, N. Andrieu, H. Posthumus, P. Mapfumo, R. Lahmar, M. Corbeels, T. Apina, J. Rakotoarisoa, F. Mtambanengwe, B. Pound, R. Chikowo & S. Mkomwa.

Stubble retention in cropping in South-East Australia: benefits and challenges.
Author(s): B.J. Scott, P.L. Eberbach, J. Evans & L.J. Wade.

A modelling approach to explore the impacts of root distribution and citrate release on phosphorus use effeciency of crops. Author(s): E. Wang, M. Probert, B.G. Ridoutt & Z. Luo.

A framework for exploring rural futures through collective learning.
Author(s): M. Wedderburn, T.T. Kingi, A.D. Mackay, M. Brown, O. Montes De Oca, K. Maani, R. Burton, H. Campbell, S. Peoples, J. Manhire, R. Dynes & B. Kaye-Blake.